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"18. It was in the eighteenth year of this emperor's reign that Christ, (after having spent two years in the public ministry, instructing the multitude in the way of salvation,) was crucified; as if the universal depravity of mankind wanted no less a sacrifice than this to reclaim them. Pi'late sent to Tibe'rius an account of Christ's passion, resurrection, and miracles, and the emperor made a report of the whole to the senate, desiring that Christ might be accounted a god by the Romans. 19. But the senate, displeased that the proposal had not come first from themselves, refused to allow of his apotheosis; alleging an ancient law, which gave them the superintendence in all matters of religion. They even went so far as to command, by an edict, that all Christians should leave the city; but Tibe'rius, by another edict, threatened death to such as should accuse them; by which means they continued unmolested during the rest of his reign." PINNOCK'S IMPROVED EDITION OF DR. GOLDSMITH'S, HISTORY OF ROME: TO WHICH IS PREFIXED AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ROMAN HISTORY, AND A GREAT VARIETY OF VALUABLE INFORMATION ADDED THROUGHOUT THE WORK, ON THE MANNERS, INSTITUTIONS, AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE ROMANS; WITH NUMEROUS BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTES; AND QUESTIONS FOR EXAMINATION AT THE END OF EACH SECTION.

BY  WM. C. TAYLOR, LL.D.,  OF TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN.  AUTHOR OF MANUAL OF ANCIENT AND MODERN HISTORY, ETC. ETC.  THIRTY-FIFTH AMERICAN, FROM THE TWENTY-THIRD ENGLISH EDITION,  PHILADELPHIA:  THOMAS, COWPERTHWAIT & CO.  1851.




"The translators of the Septuagint (starting in the middle of the 3th century BCE) identified the Hebrew Name of the Divine "YHVH (the) Elohîm" with the Greek "Kyrios ho Theos", "Kyrios Kyrios" or "Despotes Kyrios", the gods of Hellenism. So "YHVH" was translated as "the Lord", and "Elohîm" as "God" ("Theos", "Deus"). Thus the plural "ALHYM" became the singular "God" !" Intelligent Wisdom, reflections on the cognitive continuum from myth to nondual thought © Wim van den Dungen, Antwerp, 2018.

Agios o Theos, Agios ischyros, Agios athanatos, ... Iuda, Magistrum praedicas ...

cult of theos hypsistos,

Theos (“God” in Greek, ...... quod non intelligas formam istius artis, potes habere magistrum qui tradat tibi

theos tou aionos toutou